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Mina Loy's critical modernism

Author: Laura Scuriatti
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This volume argues that Loy's corpus of works produces a kind of "critical" modernism: the author makes the case that Loy's corpus exhibits a skeptical, detached attitude towards its own simultaneous celebration and criticism of modernist aesthetic paradigms. The author provides a new, in-depth investigation of specific aspects of the Florentine and Italian context in particular, which have so far been neglected by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Scuriatti, Laura, 1970-
Mina Loy's critical modernism.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2019
(DLC) 2018037046
Named Person: Mina Loy; Mina Loy
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Scuriatti
ISBN: 9780813057088 0813057086
OCLC Number: 1098213400
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Loy's dialogue with Lacerba and Italian feminism --
The objects of poetry and the economics of art --
Mina Loy's dialogic and "narratable" selves: art as collaboration --
Eccentricity, affiliation, and distance in Loy's corpus --
Responsibility: Laura Scuriatti.


Provides a fresh assessment of the works of British-born poet and painter Mina Loy. Laura Scuriatti shows how Loy's "eccentric" writing and art celebrate ideas central to the modernist movement while  Read more...


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